The Directorate General of Lighthouse & Lightships (DGLL), a subordinate organization under the Ministry of Shipping, Govt.
Powering Ahead, Anil Ambani’s Reliance Power plans addition of 1800 mw thermal and 400 mw of solar capacity in the coming years
Reliance Power has an operating capacity of 6,000 MW. It is also the largest private sector coal producer in the country with 20 MTPA capacity.
Reliance Power is all set to double the capacity of its Rosa (in Uttar Pradesh) and Butibori power plants (in Nagpur, Maharashtra) and also set up Solar photovoltaic PV plant of 300 to 400 MW in the coming years as part of its capacity expansion programme, Chairman Anil Ambani said while addressing the 22nd Annual general Meeting (AGM) of the company in Mumbai on Tuesday (September 27).
Hero Future Energies (HFE), the renewable energy venture of the Hero group has announced commissioning of one mw of rooftop solar to power four premier educational institutions in Delhi.
The U.S. based SunEdison, Inc., the largest global renewable energy development company, has agreed to sell its Indian portfolio to Hyderabad based Greenko Energy Holdings for $315 million.
Supported by the Ministry of Power, Ministry of Coal, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission, RPR 2016 is a flagship event of the Independent Power Producers Association of India (IPPAI) that aims to trigger out-of-the-box thinking by interspersing the intellectual and the esoteric with the day-to-day issues of the power sector to provoke thoughts and bring out creativity in the minds of policymakers and regulators.
The theme for this year is “India – Meeting the Aspirations?” The event looks at the aspirations of young Indians keeping in mind the ways of improving their living standards by bench marking it to the western narrative of development. The “haves and have nots debate” now has infected the entire population, thanks to the ever-increasing awareness amongst young India courtesy the information revolution. The retreat will go to the roots and examine the relevance, efficacy and practicability of the western developmental model in the Indian context.
Research, innovation and transparency to make power affordable for every citizen of India : Piyush Goyal
Highlighting the importance of international collaborations in research and development, technology transfers, the Minister said that the Government is in the process of talks with leading nations in the field of clean energy and take the cooperation forward.
India’s plans to add 40% of its total installed capacity as renewable energy will go a long way in meeting the country’s growing energy needs over the next decade. Speaking at a media event on Wednesday, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal , New & Renewable Energy & Mines, Piyush Goyal while touching upon the increasing share of renewable energy in India’s energy mix said the Government’s target to achieve 40% of installed capacity through renewables will reduce the carbon intensity of the GDP by 30-35% by 2030.
Another 28 villages of India have been electrified in the week from 15th to 21st August 2016 under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY). Out of these electrified villages, 4 villages belong to Assam, 5 Chhattisgarh, 3 to Jharkhand, 10 to Meghalaya and 6 to Rajasthan.
Besides, higher maintenance cost comes with less or no cost of land and water and energy security are addressed simultaneously.
Canal and dam-based rooftop plants can not only produce power but can also potentially save 25 per cent of water evaporation losses in India where water is a critical infrastructure, a recent Assocham-EY joint study said today.
The drive for the deployment of solar in India has gained further momentum as the Ministry of Shipping has recently
Tata Power in a regulatory filing on August 16 informed that its Singapore-based arm, Tata Power International Pte (TPIPL) has completed sale of its 50% stake in OTP Geothermal Pte to KS Orka Renewables (KS Orka) for a consideration of $30 millio